Internet Service in Indiana

Internet Access in Indiana

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Coverage by County

79.8%
53.4%

130.8

21st

Broadband Speeds

88.5%

of Hoosiers have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

34.6%

of Hoosiers have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Coverage

96.5%

of Hoosiers have access to wireline service

39.2%

of Hoosiers have access to fiber-optic service

83.9%

of Hoosiers have access to cable service

90.1%

of Hoosiers have access to DSL service

Coverage by County in Indiana

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Adams 80.8%
Allen 95.5%
Bartholomew 91.9%
Benton 10.7%
Blackford 84.9%
Boone 87.8%
Brown 96.7%
Carroll 63.7%
Cass 78.0%
Clark 96.1%
Clay 77.2%
Clinton 79.3%
Crawford 2.6%
Daviess 90.1%
Dearborn 97.2%
Decatur 65.5%
DeKalb 78.2%
Delaware 95.6%
Dubois 75.4%
Elkhart 88.7%
Fayette 76.9%
Floyd 99.1%
Fountain 62.4%
Franklin 47.7%
Fulton 84.5%
Gibson 80.4%
Grant 85.7%
Greene 81.3%
Hamilton 97.7%
Hancock 99.6%
Harrison 90.0%
Hendricks 97.6%
Henry 92.1%
Howard 94.1%
Huntington 76.5%
Jackson 90.2%
Jasper 80.9%
Jay 75.6%
Jefferson 74.1%
Jennings 81.2%
Johnson 98.3%
Knox 87.2%
Kosciusko 83.6%
LaGrange 45.1%
Lake 99.2%
LaPorte 90.6%
Lawrence 87.1%
Madison 89.5%
Marion 99.1%
Marshall 78.2%
Martin 78.0%
Miami 66.5%
Monroe 98.9%
Montgomery 73.9%
Morgan 94.7%
Newton 85.9%
Noble 67.2%
Ohio 89.3%
Orange 90.5%
Owen 79.3%
Parke 60.2%
Perry 82.2%
Pike 65.2%
Porter 97.3%
Posey 73.3%
Pulaski 54.9%
Putnam 77.3%
Randolph 66.3%
Ripley 75.0%
Rush 55.2%
St. Joseph 96.1%
Scott 91.0%
Shelby 77.7%
Spencer 76.0%
Starke 73.4%
Steuben 71.0%
Sullivan 56.3%
Switzerland 38.5%
Tippecanoe 92.5%
Tipton 80.4%
Union 49.5%
Vanderburgh 99.0%
Vermillion 75.9%
Vigo 94.2%
Wabash 66.7%
Warren 25.3%
Warrick 85.1%
Washington 99.5%
Wayne 83.2%
Wells 76.9%
White 87.4%
Whitley 66.1%

Internet Speed in Top Indiana Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Indianapolis 123.0 MBPS 35 Providers
2. Fort Wayne 96.7 MBPS 25 Providers
3. Evansville 153.5 MBPS 21 Providers
4. South Bend 119.0 MBPS 24 Providers
5. Bloomington 170.8 MBPS 19 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Indiana

Provider Avg. download speed
AT&T Internet 158.4 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast 139.2 MBPS
Spectrum 118.3 MBPS
Frontier Communications 45.2 MBPS
WATCH Communications 5.7 MBPS

The State of Broadband in Indiana, 2021

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 6/7/2021.

Indiana is the 21st most connected state in the U.S. Connectivity across the state is more or less average when compared to other states, though many counties are still lacking in internet coverage. The average reported speed in the state was 66.9 Mbps.

The Digital Divide in Indiana

Indiana has a total of 245 internet providers. There are currently 666,000 people in Indiana without access to a wired connection capable of 25 Mbps download speeds. Another 718,000 people in Indiana have access to only one wired provider, with no other options to switch. Lastly, 265,000 people in Indiana don’t have any wired internet providers available where they live at all.

Our most recent data reveals that 53.4% of Hoosiers have access to a wired low price plan of $60 or less. 89.1% of Hoosiers have access to wired broadband speeds of 25 Mbps or faster. 87.5% of Hoosiers have access to broadband 100 Mpbs or faster. When it comes to 1-gigabit broadband, 24.9% of Hoosiers have access to this.

Best-Connected Cities

In Indiana, the best-connected cities are Fort Wayne, South Bend, Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Evansville. Fort Wayne ranks the highest in the state in terms of connectivity. 98% of residents have access to wired broadband.

Worst-Connected Cities

The worst-connected cities in Indiana are Young America, Sumava Resorts, Zanesville, Falmouth, and Ambia. No residents in any of these cities have access to a low-priced wired internet plan.

Governmental Initiatives

In the past decade, millions of dollars have been put towards improving the broadband infrastructure for Hoosiers across Indiana. Since 2010, the Indiana Broadband Mapping Project has been awarded over 3.2 million dollars in federal grants for Indiana’s Broadband Initiative. In addition to that, another 39.3 million dollars was awarded to various broadband infrastructure projects in Indiana. Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10 Mbps has improved from 86.6% to 93.7% of Hoosiers.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Indiana Cities

Average speed over time
Albion 35.6%
13 providers
Alexandria 85.5%
14 providers
Anderson 98.4%
18 providers
Angola 81.9%
13 providers
Attica 60.7%
15 providers
Auburn 89.5%
17 providers
Aurora 97.8%
10 providers
Austin 96.0%
12 providers
Avon 100.0%
16 providers
Bargersville 96.4%
12 providers
Batesville 81.1%
10 providers
Bedford 92.6%
13 providers
Beech Grove 99.3%
16 providers
Berne 72.8%
13 providers
Bloomfield 76.6%
14 providers
Bloomington 99.0%
19 providers
Bluffton 91.2%
17 providers
Boonville 82.0%
13 providers
Brazil 92.9%
11 providers
Bremen 74.1%
16 providers
Bristol 91.5%
17 providers
Brookville 56.8%
12 providers
Brownsburg 99.9%
15 providers
Brownstown 98.1%
10 providers
Butler 57.5%
12 providers
Camby 99.3%
13 providers
Carmel 99.9%
22 providers
Cedar Lake 99.1%
13 providers
Centerville 78.5%
11 providers
Chandler 96.2%
11 providers
Charlestown 94.2%
12 providers
Chesterton 98.8%
16 providers
Churubusco 61.2%
15 providers
Cicero 85.4%
12 providers
Clarksville 100.0%
14 providers
Clayton 95.8%
14 providers
Clinton 94.4%
10 providers
Cloverdale 94.7%
10 providers
Coatesville 95.5%
12 providers
Columbia City 66.1%
13 providers
Columbus 94.0%
18 providers
Connersville 79.4%
11 providers
Corydon 76.5%
19 providers
Covington 70.7%
13 providers
Crawfordsville 90.8%
15 providers
Crown Point 98.6%
17 providers
Danville 92.8%
13 providers
Decatur 92.0%
14 providers
Delphi 67.9%
15 providers
Demotte 100.0%
12 providers
Dyer 99.9%
13 providers
East Chicago 99.8%
12 providers
Edinburgh 81.1%
14 providers
Elkhart 93.3%
20 providers
Ellettsville 99.6%
9 providers
Elwood 90.7%
13 providers
Evansville 98.1%
21 providers
Fairmount 68.9%
16 providers
Fishers 100.0%
19 providers
Floyds Knobs 96.1%
14 providers
Fort Wayne 98.6%
25 providers
Fortville 99.3%
13 providers
Frankfort 84.2%
17 providers
Franklin 95.9%
15 providers
Fremont 72.9%
13 providers
Garrett 95.4%
16 providers
Gary 99.7%
16 providers
Gas City 98.7%
10 providers
Georgetown 100.0%
14 providers
Goshen 86.3%
23 providers
Granger 99.8%
20 providers
Greencastle 70.5%
11 providers
Greenfield 99.9%
12 providers
Greensburg 67.7%
12 providers
Greentown 68.2%
15 providers
Greenwood 99.4%
18 providers
Griffith 99.8%
15 providers
Hammond 99.5%
16 providers
Hanover 80.8%
11 providers
Hartford City 80.8%
11 providers
Hebron 98.4%
14 providers
Highland 100.0%
14 providers
Hobart 98.1%
16 providers
Huntertown 90.5%
14 providers
Huntingburg 88.5%
13 providers
Huntington 79.4%
13 providers
Indianapolis 99.1%
35 providers
Jasper 87.7%
17 providers
Jeffersonville 100.0%
16 providers
Kendallville 88.4%
18 providers
Knightstown 87.7%
12 providers
Knox 80.9%
11 providers
Kokomo 97.3%
17 providers
La Porte 93.5%
13 providers
Lafayette 97.3%
21 providers
Lagrange 62.5%
11 providers
Lake Station 97.9%
13 providers
Lawrenceburg 97.9%
11 providers
Lebanon 88.3%
14 providers
Leo 92.8%
13 providers
Liberty 46.9%
14 providers
Ligonier 79.1%
14 providers
Linton 93.8%
13 providers
Logansport 90.8%
16 providers
Loogootee 80.6%
14 providers
Lowell 97.7%
16 providers
Madison 78.9%
12 providers
Marion 89.2%
16 providers
Martinsville 95.9%
16 providers
Mc Cordsville 100.0%
11 providers
Merrillville 98.4%
20 providers
Michigan City 98.4%
16 providers
Middlebury 70.0%
17 providers
Middletown 92.2%
14 providers
Milan 69.0%
12 providers
Mishawaka 95.8%
22 providers
Mitchell 87.8%
12 providers
Monticello 92.8%
14 providers
Mooresville 98.0%
16 providers
Morgantown 77.3%
13 providers
Mount Vernon 81.0%
12 providers
Muncie 97.6%
18 providers
Munster 99.9%
16 providers
Nappanee 76.8%
15 providers
Nashville 93.0%
13 providers
New Albany 100.0%
17 providers
New Carlisle 81.6%
14 providers
New Castle 96.7%
12 providers
New Haven 88.6%
15 providers
New Palestine 99.4%
14 providers
Newburgh 99.7%
10 providers
Noblesville 96.9%
20 providers
North Judson 66.2%
11 providers
North Liberty 67.1%
19 providers
North Manchester 72.9%
15 providers
North Vernon 82.5%
11 providers
Notre Dame 88.8%
14 providers
Oakland City 89.0%
10 providers
Orleans 90.6%
9 providers
Osceola 96.3%
18 providers
Ossian 76.0%
16 providers
Paoli 91.8%
12 providers
Pekin 99.8%
16 providers
Pendleton 76.4%
15 providers
Peru 81.8%
12 providers
Petersburg 82.6%
14 providers
Pittsboro 99.2%
10 providers
Plainfield 99.9%
22 providers
Plymouth 85.8%
15 providers
Portage 99.3%
15 providers
Portland 80.6%
13 providers
Princeton 93.6%
9 providers
Rensselaer 70.9%
13 providers
Richmond 91.7%
15 providers
Rising Sun 84.9%
11 providers
Roanoke 64.7%
15 providers
Rochester 93.0%
14 providers
Rockport 90.9%
12 providers
Rockville 50.7%
11 providers
Rushville 67.7%
11 providers
Saint John 99.8%
13 providers
Salem 99.9%
12 providers
Schererville 99.9%
16 providers
Scottsburg 97.5%
14 providers
Sellersburg 100.0%
16 providers
Seymour 92.3%
12 providers
Shelbyville 82.7%
17 providers
Sheridan 71.0%
20 providers
Shipshewana 42.6%
13 providers
South Bend 98.7%
24 providers
Spencer 75.9%
11 providers
Sullivan 69.8%
15 providers
Sunman 96.0%
10 providers
Syracuse 86.9%
16 providers
Tell City 96.4%
15 providers
Terre Haute 96.1%
15 providers
Tipton 88.8%
15 providers
Topeka 9.7%
11 providers
Union City 78.1%
12 providers
Upland 95.9%
14 providers
Valparaiso 97.3%
19 providers
Vevay 38.2%
10 providers
Vincennes 95.6%
12 providers
Wabash 75.9%
14 providers
Walkerton 84.5%
16 providers
Warsaw 91.1%
15 providers
Washington 95.7%
17 providers
West Harrison 94.5%
14 providers
West Lafayette 87.9%
19 providers
West Terre Haute 82.9%
11 providers
Westfield 99.1%
18 providers
Westville 89.9%
16 providers
Wheatfield 78.1%
13 providers
Whiteland 98.3%
11 providers
Whiting 99.9%
13 providers
Winamac 57.0%
11 providers
Winchester 71.8%
14 providers
Wolcottville 72.0%
12 providers
Yorktown 96.0%
12 providers
Zionsville 99.7%
18 providers